In the Tver region, on the night of August 28, security officials came to the room at the Zavidovo recreation center, where the vocalist of the Rammstein group Till Lindemann was staying. About it informs Interfax, citing a source, as well as Telegram channels Baza and 112.
Lindemann himself was in a hotel room when the security forces appeared. In the published photos, the musician is surrounded by a police officer and several men in civilian clothes. The guests of the complex said that police officers, dressed in civilian clothes, went to Lindemann’s room and had a conversation with him.
According to Baza, one of the Rammstein representatives began to clash with the security forces, and was detained… Lindemann himself “was issued an order not to violate antiquated measures in connection with the alleged concert in the Tver region, which was planned despite restrictions on holding mass events,” a source told Interfax.
On August 29, the Rammstein frontman planned to perform at the McLarin festival in support of the Rodina party, it says on the event website. On Friday evening, the organizer of the festival, the founder of the Afanasy holding, Maxim Larin, wrote on his VKontakte page that they had failed to “hide Lindemann and his group”. “They were found and are now being pressed,” Larin added. The post was later deleted, transfers RBC.
Larin also said that on August 27, on the territory of the holding, where the festival is to be held, “people in black have leaked under the cover of the police.” The surveillance footage published by Larin shows officers from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the National Guard.
Initially, the band “Bi-2” was supposed to be the headliner of the McLarin festival. However, on August 23, the musicians announced that they would not be able to perform as the local authorities issued them “a warning against holding this event” due to a possible violation of antiquated restrictions.
Due to the spread of coronavirus in the Tver region, it is allowed to hold mass cultural and sports events with the participation of no more than 500 people. In this case, the seats and stands can be filled by 50%. The organizer of the McLarin Festival said the restrictions would be respected.
Till Lindemann also intends to perform at the Spasskaya Tower festival, which takes place in Moscow from August 27 to September 5, informs TASS.
In August, the Hermitage accused the Rammstein leader of illegally selling tokens with images of the museum. The Hermitage said that the musician had entered into an agreement with the museum, which allowed the use of images of the museum and all prepared materials in only one music video. However, Till Linderman, according to museum workers, organized the illegal sale of a series of items with digital images (NFT tokens) from the Hermitage on the marketplace. In this regard, the museum sent notification and claims letters to the artist.